Year 9 lunchtime concert trip

Year 9 rounded off this half term’s work on experimental music with a trip to the  Mumford Theatre to see Fractofusus, an all female quartet specialising in new music. Their performance included improvisation, extended vocal sounds and crystal bowl playing (!) as well as slightly more standard instruments – keyboard, trombone, fiddle and sax. Their unconventional approach to music and performance was summed up best when they each produced a supermarket till receipt and proceeded to ‘perform’ it. You can watch a clip of this:

 

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